Mental Status of Parents of Children with Leukemia and Nursing Guidance
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Di Zhang, Xuehua Liu
Objective: To analyze and explore the mental state of children with leukemia and their parents and the related nursing guidance methods. Methods: 50 children with leukemia admitted to our hospital from June 2015 to September 2016 were selected as the objects of clinical research. Self-rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) and Self-rating Depression Scale (SDS) were used to study and analyze the mental status of their parents. Results: The results of this study show that the anxiety and depression scores of parents of children with leukemia are significantly higher than those of domestic norms, and the scores of SAS and SDS of mothers are also significantly higher than those of fathers. Therefore, it is necessary to take certain nursing care to guide the parents of children with leukemia so as to help alleviate their mental problems. Conclusion: The results of this study show that there are still many anxieties and depressions existing in the parents of children with leukemia. The mental state of parents also has a certain impact on the treatment of children. Therefore, effective mental guidance for parents of children with leukemia is very essenial. Effective guidance can help parents alleviate their negative mental emotions, and establish an optimistic attitude .
Leukemia; parents; mental state; nursing guidance